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Lieutenant John Thorpe, Seminole County Sheriff's Office (Retired)
Lt. Thorpe retired from the Seminole County Sheriff's Office after 30 plus years of credible service. He was the Operational Commander of the Detective Division since 1991 and as such had overall responsibility for Homicide, Major Crimes, Victim Services, Warrants, Auto Theft, Economic Crime and Computer Forensics. He is currently a Reserve Deputy Sheriff with Seminole County, an adjunct Instructor at Seminole Community College since 1984, the Treasurer for the Florida Polygraph Association and the 2005-2008 Vice President for the National Association of Bunco Investigators Inc. (NABI).
Since 1997, Lt. Thorpe has researched the .Transient Criminal., taught on the subject matter for law enforcement, the Florida Attorney General's Office and for NABI. He continues to actively research transient offenders and those whom target our elderly.
Lt. Thorpe is available to instruct on the subject matter to any law enforcement entity and is a Certified Law Enforcement Instructor for Florida FDLE/CJSTC.
Lt. Thorpe can be reached via E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or by standard U.S. Postal Mail: P. O. Box 5300279, DeBary Florida 32753-0279.
Detective Bradley S. "Bubs" Bryant, Wichita Police Department, Financial Crimes Section (Retired)
Det. Bryant has 28 years civilian and 7 years of military police experience and has held a variety of positions including patrol officer, vice operative, case review officer, robbery/homicide, bunco crimes, burglary crimes, and financial crimes during his tenure with the Wichita Police Department. He has been a crisis negotiator with the Wichita SWAT team for 19 years responding to a wide variety of crisis events. Det. Bryant teaches financial crimes, crisis negotiations, and behavior modifications for the Wichita Police Department Academy. He has been involved in public speaking around the State of Kansas since 1983 speaking on general police activities, organized criminal groups, financial crime trends, metal theft, forgery and fraud and crimes against the elderly. Det. Bryant is the Secretary for the National Association of Bunco Investigators (NABI), a member of the Sedgwick County Triad, a founding member of the Kansas Association of Hostage Negotiators, and a member of the Wichita Employees Emergency Assistance Council. Det. Bryant is a member of the Crosswalk Players a small acting group and writes and publishes his own original poetry.
Det. Bryant is available to speak on crimes against the elderly, emerging criminal trends in the area of forgery/fraud and identity theft, metal theft, a wide variety of criminal frauds and organized transient criminal groups as well as traveling criminal family groups, general financial crimes and crisis negotiations.
Det. Bryant can be reached at email@example.com, (316) 268-4172, or firstname.lastname@example.org (please specify police training in your header). His mailing address is Wichita Police Department, Attn: Det. Bryant . Financial crimes, 455 N. Main, Wichita, Kansas 67202.
TCO Dirk Moore, Lavaca County Sheriff's Office
Dirk Moore retired from the Texas Department of Public Safety after serving more than 25 years as a police communications operator with the Traffic Law Enforcement Division. With the addition of prior service with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, he retired with over 31 years of the service to the state of Texas. He came out of retirement and is now employed by the Lavaca County Sheriff's Office. Mr. Moore has been a member of the National Association of Bunco Investigators, Inc. (NABI) since 1993 and is the current Treasurer.
Dirk Moore is an internationally recognized expert on Criminal Traveler activity in North America. He has provided training on Criminal Traveler activity to law enforcement agencies throughout the United States since 1990. He has authored several documents on criminal Travelers that have been utilized as standard references by law enforcement agencies and criminal prosecutors across the United States as well as Canada. He has contributed information that has been published in intelligence documents released through MAGLOCLEN (Middle Atlantic-Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network) and ROCIC (Regional Organized Crime Information Center). Mr. Moore has also written articles for and contributed information to newspapers and periodicals as well as been a consultant for radio talk shows and television. Mr. Moore remains active in the research of these criminals and assists law enforcement agencies nationwide with their investigations.
Mr. Moore is available as an instructor to any law enforcement agency or related organization. Mr. Moore holds a basic instructor's certificate with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. He is also a certified POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) instructor in the state of California.
Mr. Moore can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com.